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American Libraries

The American Libraries collection includes material contributed from across the United States. Institutions range from the Library of Congress to many local public libraries. As a whole, this collection of material brings holdings that cover many facets of American life and scholarship into the public domain. Significant portions of this collection have been generously sponsored by Microsoft, Yahoo!, The Sloan Foundation, and others.

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collections
2,262,585
texts
2,620
movies
1,145
images
650
audio
2
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Availability
2,041,278
Always Available
193,257
Available to Borrow
32,494
Waitlist
Year
12,169
1997
12,143
1996
12,814
1995
12,750
1994
12,680
1993
12,331
1992
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Topics & Subjects
32,360
genealogy
24,203
public domain
20,810
Numismatics
14,471
Periodicals
14,041
Plants, Ornamental Catalogs
13,489
Flowers Seeds Catalogs
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Creator
6,255
city of fort wayne, indiana
5,534
united states. department of agriculture. radio service
4,443
associated students of brigham young university
4,364
united states. bureau of agricultural economics
4,243
united states. court of appeals (district of columbia circuit)
4,100
united states. foreign agricultural service
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Language
2,220,369
English
46,660
Italian
223,749
German
204,112
French
55,578
Spanish
48,802
Handwritten English
28,817
Latin
14,843
Russian
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May 23, 2019 Hunt, Irene
texts
eye 165
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comment 2
A fifteen-year-old boy struggles to survive and come to terms with inner conflicts in the desperate world of the Depression
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Topics: Depressions, Family life
BYU Brussels Opera and Ballet
May 23, 2019 Arne, Thomas Augustine, 1710-1778
texts
eye 282
favorite 1
comment 1
Printed libretto, 78 p.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topic: Operas
Biodiversity Heritage Library
May 23, 2019 Ingersoll, Ernest, 1852-1946
texts
eye 28,766
favorite 38
comment 2
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Topics: Birds -- Folklore, Birds
Books to Borrow
May 22, 2019 Lewis, C. S. (Clive Staples), 1898-1963
texts
eye 200
favorite 3
comment 1
"Reprinted with some alterations by kind permission of The Guardian.'"
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topic: Christianity
Boston Public Library
May 22, 2019 Armstrong, James Lewis
texts
eye 10,338
favorite 1
comment 1
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topic: Armstrong family
Books to Borrow
texts
eye 29
favorite 0
comment 1
Ages 8-12
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Mason, Joseph, 1807-1883, Audubon, John James, 1785-1851, Mice, Human-animal relationships,...
Books to Borrow
May 21, 2019 Krabbé, Tim; Garrett, Sam
texts
eye 81
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"Catfish and Mandala is the poignant, lyrical tale of an American odyssey - a solo bicycle voyage around the Pacific Rim to Vietnam - made by a young Vietnamese-American man in pursuit of both his adopted homeland and his forsaken fatherland. Intertwined with an often humorous travelogue spanning a year of discovery is a memoir of war, escape, and, ultimately, family secrets."--BOOK JACKET. "There is Pham's stepgrandfather Le, the fish-sauce baron of Phan Thiet, who claims his...
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Topic: Friendship
Internet Archive ACPL Digitization Center Native American Collection
May 21, 2019 Ingersoll, Ernest, 1852-1946
texts
eye 18
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Narratives of the author's experiences in the field work of the Geological and geographical survey of the territories, in Colorado 1874 and Wyoming 1877
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topic: Geological and geographical survey of the (U.S.)
American Libraries
May 21, 2019 Black and White publishing company
texts
eye 1,000
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Book digitized by Google from the library of the University of Michigan and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: sir, majority, unopposed, unchanged, majorily, majoriiy, hon, domain, mnjoriiy, public domain, sir...
Source: http://books.google.com/books?id=qN93b5aetQgC&oe=UTF-8
American Libraries
May 21, 2019 Alexis de Tocqueville
texts
eye 613
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comment 1
Book digitized by Google from the library of the University of Michigan and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Source: http://books.google.com/books?id=xZfiBEzcPTEC&oe=UTF-8
Books to Borrow
May 21, 2019 Marshall, Marguerite Mooers, 1887-1964; Sallie Bingham Center for Women's History and Culture. NcD
texts
eye 266
favorite 3
comment 1
Acquired as part of the Sallie Bingham Center for Women's History and Culture
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topic: Nurses
Books to Borrow
May 21, 2019 Hilliard, Nerina
texts
eye 164
favorite 1
comment 1
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Books to Borrow
May 21, 2019 Willis, Jeanne; Ross, Tony, ill
texts
eye 58
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comment 1
Originally published: London : Andersen, 2005
favoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Mice, Infants, Gorilla, Mice, Babies, Gorilla, Humorous stories
Books to Borrow
May 21, 2019 Jane Goodall
texts
eye 29
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comment 1
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Goodall, Jane, -- 1934- -- Juvenile literature, Chimpanzees -- Juvenile literature, Zoologists --...
Books to Borrow
May 21, 2019 Myers, Walter Dean, 1937-
texts
eye 17
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comment 1
"Ages 10-14"--P. [4] of cover
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Topics: Old age, Foster home care, Old age, Foster home care, Foster home care, Old age
Petersburg Public Library
May 20, 2019 Peabody High School
texts
eye 135
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comment 1
Petersburg, VA
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: subject yearbooks, annuals, sports, clubs, academics, student life, advertising, genealogy, lions,...
American Libraries
May 20, 2019 William Wordsworth
texts
eye 2,047
favorite 1
comment 1
Book digitized by Google from the library of Harvard University and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.
( 1 reviews )
Source: http://books.google.com/books?id=R8UPv8fRGvYC&oe=UTF-8
Books to Borrow
May 19, 2019 Berg, Carol; Copyright Paperback Collection (Library of Congress) DLC
texts
eye 108
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comment 1
"A ROC book."
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Books to Borrow
May 19, 2019 Sickman, L. C. S. (Laurence C. S.); Soper, Alexander Coburn, 1904-
texts
eye 186
favorite 6
comment 1
Bibliography: p. [493]-499
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Art, Architecture, Architektur, Geschichte, Kunst
Books to Borrow
May 19, 2019 Dawson, Carley
texts
eye 34
favorite 0
comment 1
( 1 reviews )
Topics: Magic, Fantasy
American Libraries
May 18, 2019 Alexis de Tocqueville
texts
eye 407
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comment 1
Book digitized by Google from the library of the University of Michigan and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Source: http://books.google.com/books?id=gTX-uSzS2fAC&oe=UTF-8
American Libraries
May 18, 2019 Alexis de Tocqueville , Henry Reeve, Francis Bowen
texts
eye 280
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comment 1
Book digitized by Google from the library of Harvard University and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Source: http://books.google.com/books?id=n1QPAAAAYAAJ&oe=UTF-8
American Libraries
May 18, 2019 Alexis de Tocqueville
texts
eye 261
favorite 0
comment 1
Book digitized by Google from the library of Harvard University and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.
favorite ( 1 reviews )
Source: http://books.google.com/books?id=FMwrPn6t-VkC&oe=UTF-8
American Libraries
May 18, 2019 Alexis de Tocqueville
texts
eye 510
favorite 0
comment 1
Book digitized by Google from the library of Harvard University and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.
favoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Source: http://books.google.com/books?id=P_zoTS1aB18C&oe=UTF-8
American Libraries
May 18, 2019 Tocqueville, Alexis de, 1805-1859; Bradley, Phillips, 1894- ed; Reeve, Henry, 1813-1895, tr; Bowen, Francis, 1811-1890
texts
eye 1,492
favorite 2
comment 1
Book digitized by Google from the library of Harvard University and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.
favoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topic: Democracy
Source: http://books.google.com/books?id=pv9msMJYxM8C&oe=UTF-8
Books to Borrow
May 18, 2019 Drysdale, Don; Verdi, Bob
texts
eye 27
favorite 0
comment 1
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Drysdale, Don, Los Angeles Dodgers (Baseball team), Baseball players
"Mainly abridged from Webster's international dictionary."
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Topic: English language
Books to Borrow
May 17, 2019 Knight, Damon Francis, 1922-
texts
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They say.--Vinge, J.D. Tin soldier.--Russ, J. Reasonable people.--Lafferty, R.A. Royal licorice.--Book reviews.--Le Guin, U.K. The stars below.--Wilhelm, K. A brother to dragons, a companion of owls.--Wolf, G.K. The bridge builder.--Yaco, M. The winning of the great American greening revolution.--Wolfe, G. Forlesen.--The memory machine.--Arcs & secants
( 1 reviews )
Topic: Science fiction
American Libraries
May 17, 2019 Keep, Robert P. (Robert Porter), 1844-1904
texts
eye 540
favorite 1
comment 1
Book digitized by Google from the library of University of Michigan and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Latin language, Greek language
Source: http://books.google.com/books?id=lJJfAAAAMAAJ&oe=UTF-8
Cornell University Library
May 17, 2019 Smith, Richard Horton, 1831-1919
texts
eye 2,858
favorite 3
comment 1
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favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Greek language, Latin language
Books to Borrow
May 16, 2019 Renata Adler
texts
eye 32
favorite 0
comment 1
favorite ( 1 reviews )
Topic: United States -- Social conditions -- 1960-1980
The Library of Congress
May 16, 2019 Soares Barbosa, Jeronymo, 1737-1816. [from old catalog]
texts
eye 1,664
favorite 1
comment 1
( 1 reviews )
Topics: Portuguese language, Portuguese language
Books to Borrow
May 16, 2019 Simpson, John A
texts
eye 115
favorite 0
comment 1
( 1 reviews )
Topics: Wörterbuch, Englisch Wörterbuch
Books to Borrow
May 16, 2019 Cavendish, Richard; Burland, C. A. (Cottie Arthur), 1905-1983; Innes, Brian
texts
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favorite 1
comment 1
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
favorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Occultism, Mythology, Religion, Mythology, Religion, Occultism, Parapsychology, Mythology,...
Books to Borrow
May 16, 2019 Doyle, Amanda
texts
eye 274
favorite 0
comment 1
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Books to Borrow
May 15, 2019 Halpern, Howard Marvin, 1929-
texts
eye 189
favorite 2
comment 1
Includes bibliographical references and index
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Separation (Psychology), Autonomy (Psychology), Anxiety, Separation
University of Massachusetts Amherst Libraries
May 15, 2019 Massachusetts. Office of the Secretary of State
texts
eye 2,598
favorite 4
comment 1
( 1 reviews )
Topics: United States -- History Revolution, 1775-1783 Registers, Massachusetts -- History Revolution,...
University of Massachusetts Amherst Libraries
May 15, 2019 Massachusetts. Office of the Secretary of State
texts
eye 4,487
favorite 1
comment 1
( 1 reviews )
Topics: United States -- History Revolution, 1775-1783 Registers, Massachusetts -- History Revolution,...
University of Massachusetts Amherst Libraries
May 15, 2019 Massachusetts. Office of the Secretary of State
texts
eye 2,893
favorite 2
comment 1
( 1 reviews )
Topics: United States -- History Revolution, 1775-1783 Registers, Massachusetts -- History Revolution,...
University of Massachusetts Amherst Libraries
May 15, 2019 Massachusetts. Office of the Secretary of State
texts
eye 2,964
favorite 1
comment 1
( 1 reviews )
Topics: United States -- History Revolution, 1775-1783 Registers, Massachusetts -- History Revolution,...
University of Massachusetts Amherst Libraries
May 15, 2019 Massachusetts. Office of the Secretary of State
texts
eye 2,363
favorite 1
comment 1
( 1 reviews )
Topics: United States -- History Revolution, 1775-1783 Registers, Massachusetts -- History Revolution,...
( 1 reviews )
Topic: Chemistry -- India History
Government Documents
May 15, 2019 United States. Congress. Senate. Select Committee to Study Governmental Operations with Respect to Intelligence Activities; Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service
texts
eye 5,688
favorite 1
comment 1
Vol. 3-6 lack subtitle
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Intelligence service, Civil rights
Source: bplgovdocs
Books to Borrow
May 15, 2019 Hill, Gregg; Hill, Gina
texts
eye 85
favorite 2
comment 1
The children of Henry Hill, whose life inspired such works as "Wiseguy" and "Goodfellas," share their experiences of growing up in their father's world of witness protection program identities and mafia retribution
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Hill, Gregg, Hill, Gina, Hill, Henry, 1943-, Children of criminals, Family violence, Drug dealers,...
American Libraries
May 14, 2019 Danske Dandridge
texts
eye 622
favorite 0
comment 1
Book digitized by Google from the library of Harvard University and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.
favoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: prisoners, american, revolution, board, captain, prison, jersey, ship, british, confined, american...
Source: http://books.google.com/books?id=vy5ozMZfT28C&oe=UTF-8
Books to Borrow
May 14, 2019 Evans, Richard Paul
texts
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comment 2
"Ages 12 up"--Jacket
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Topics: Teenagers, Friendship, Electricity, Tourette syndrome, Prisoners, Superheroes, Teenagers,...
Books to Borrow
May 14, 2019 Francine Rivers
texts
eye 457
favorite 1
comment 2
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
The Library of Congress
May 14, 2019 Melville, Herman, 1819-1891; Schaeffer, Mead
texts
eye 802
favorite 7
comment 1
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Ahab, Captain (Fictitious character), Whaling ships, Ship captains, Mentally ill, Whaling, Whales
Books to Borrow
May 14, 2019 Cavendish, Richard; Burland, C. A. (Cottie Arthur), 1905-1983; Innes, Brian
texts
eye 59
favorite 3
comment 1
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
favorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Occultism, Mythology, Religion, Mythology, Religion, Occultism, Parapsychology, Mythology,...
American Libraries
May 14, 2019 Halsey, Charles S. (Charles Storrs), 1834- [from old catalog]
texts
eye 4,421
favorite 0
comment 1
Book digitized by Google and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Greek language, Latin language
Source: http://books.google.com/books?id=Fn8XAAAAIAAJ&oe=UTF-8
Books to Borrow
May 13, 2019 Charlip, Remy
texts
eye 35
favorite 3
comment 1
Good and bad luck accompany Ned from New York to Florida on his way to a surprise party
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Adventure stories, Travel, Children's stories, American, Luck, Adventure stories, Children's...
American Libraries
May 13, 2019 J. Y. F. Cooke
texts
eye 2,754
favorite 12
comment 1
Book digitized by Google and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Source: http://books.google.com/books?id=hNEOAAAAIAAJ&oe=UTF-8
Books to Borrow
texts
eye 1,572
favorite 11
comment 1
( 1 reviews )
Books to Borrow
May 13, 2019 Covey, Stephen R
texts
eye 164
favorite 5
comment 1
Includes index
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topic: Spiritual life
Books to Borrow
May 12, 2019 Dick, Philip K
texts
eye 307
favorite 7
comment 1
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topic: Science fiction
American Libraries
May 12, 2019 William W. Smith
texts
eye 2,809
favorite 1
comment 1
Book digitized by Google from the library of the New York Public Library and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.
favorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: tbe, signifies, boots, people, latin, going, cornea, cos, pertaining, public domain, boots akd,...
Source: http://books.google.com/books?id=QmoPAAAAYAAJ&oe=UTF-8
Books to Borrow
May 11, 2019 Byrne, Lorna
texts
eye 541
favorite 3
comment 1
Through different eyes -- The gatekeepers -- Stairway to heaven -- Why do you hide from me? -- Elijah -- Absorbing the pain of others -- A creature without a soul -- The intermediary -- The angel of death -- The bombers -- The angel of mother's love -- Country cottage -- Telling Joe -- I never knew I had a guardian angel -- The power of prayer -- The tunnel -- Three knocks on the window -- Isn't Lorna lucky-- -- "I'm here, I'm here--here I am!" -- The golden chain -- I need some...
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Byrne, Lorna, Women mystics, Religious biography
Books to Borrow
May 11, 2019 Brown, Margaret Wise, 1910-1952; Charlip, Remy, ill; Eichenberg, Fritz, 1901-1990, donor. DLC
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eye 1,384
favorite 4
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When they find a dead bird, a group of children bury it in the woods, sing a song to it, and put flowers on the grave
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Death, Death
Books to Borrow
May 11, 2019 Gordon, Victoria, 1942-
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favorite 0
comment 1
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Romance fiction, Romance-language fiction
American Libraries
May 11, 2019 Mabel Tuke Priestman
texts
eye 507
favorite 0
comment 1
Book digitized by Google from the library of the University of Wisconsin - Madison and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.
favorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: artistic, house, homes, colonial, walls, built, room, covered, painted, fireplace, artistic homes,...
Source: http://books.google.com/books?id=fHBNAAAAMAAJ&oe=UTF-8
Books to Borrow
May 10, 2019 Erin Hunter
texts
eye 148
favorite 4
comment 1
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Cats -- Juvenile fiction, Feral cats -- Juvenile fiction
Books to Borrow
May 10, 2019 Kurt Vonnegut
texts
eye 563
favorite 6
comment 1
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Biodiversity Heritage Library
May 10, 2019 Davie, Oliver; Davie, Oliver. Egg check list of North American birds
texts
eye 706
favorite 0
comment 1
First ed., 1885, has title: An egg check list of North American birds
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Birds, Birds, Birds
American Libraries
May 9, 2019 William S. Sloane-Evans
texts
eye 190
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comment 1
Book digitized by Google from the library of University of Michigan and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.
( 1 reviews )
Source: http://books.google.com/books?id=6zlmAAAAMAAJ&oe=UTF-8
Boston Public Library
texts
eye 5,229
favorite 2
comment 1
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Bentley family, Bentley, Benjamin, 1757-1818
The Library of Congress
May 9, 2019 Fryer, Jane (Eayre), Mrs., 1876- [from old catalog]
texts
eye 4,574
favorite 39
comment 2
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Topics: Crocheting, Knitting
Missionary Research Library pamphlets
texts
eye 125
favorite 0
comment 1
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topic: Cannibalism
Books to Borrow
texts
eye 169
favorite 4
comment 1
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Books to Borrow
May 9, 2019 MacLysaght, Edward
texts
eye 164
favorite 4
comment 1
Bibliography: p. 316-336
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Names, Irish, Names, Personal
American Libraries
May 9, 2019 Lewis, Charlton Thomas, 1834-1904
texts
eye 6,214
favorite 0
comment 1
Book digitized by Google from the library of New York Public Library and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.
( 1 reviews )
Topics: Latin language, English language
Source: http://books.google.com/books?id=tyIPAAAAYAAJ&oe=UTF-8
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Topic: Bible
Books to Borrow
May 9, 2019 Jordan, Penny
texts
eye 437
favorite 1
comment 1
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Books to Borrow
May 8, 2019 Hart, Jessica
texts
eye 134
favorite 2
comment 1
13-point type
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Princesses, Scots
National Louis University
May 8, 2019 Harrison, Elizabeth, 1849-1927
texts
eye 963
favorite 0
comment 1
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
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May 8, 2019 Suzanne, Jamie; Pascal, Francine
texts
eye 82
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comment 1
"A Bantam Skylark book."
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topic: Twins--Fiction